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Man found dead in Mississippi Sound

BILOXI, MS (WLOX) -

A man was found dead Monday evening in the Mississippi Sound near Biloxi, according to Harrison County Coroner Gary Hargrove.

He said Biloxi police were called to the shoreline near the intersection of Oak Street and Highway 90 around 6 p.m., after a man reported his friend had disappeared in the water.

After a 30 minute search by Biloxi police and Department of Marine Resources marine patrol, Hargrove said the remains of a 63-year-old Vietnamese man were pulled out of the water.

His identity has not been released, but authorities said they believe he was homeless in the area.

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